Vertigo Films hired out our upstairs screen on Sunday April 28th for a special press event to mark the launch of their new film All Stars 3D, a colourful British family film starring John Barrowman and Ashley Jensen about a group of kids who put on a show to save their local dance centre.
Two of the child leads ... read more
Currently celebrating their 25th anniversary season, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (more commonly known as BCMG) recently hired out Screen 1 of The Electric to commemorate this special moment in the group's history.
The focal point of the evening was the screening of a half hour documentary entitled The En... read more
Some of Whitney Houston's most dedicated fans were gathered in our upstairs screen on Saturday February 23rd, as Whitney super fans Arthur T and Lee H (pictured) gathered to pay tribute to the late singer.
The pair hired out Screen 2 for a special screening of The Bodyguard, the box office hit starring Houston t... read more
One of our customers had a very special birthday event on Sunday January 13th, as he invited his friends and family for a private screening of the epic new musical Les Miserables.
The film was preceded by an original Pathe news reel from the birthday fellow's year of birth, plus there was an intermission for ice... read more
The much anticipated October release of Skyfall led to a number of private hires here at The Electric, as a collection of companies booked one of our screens so that they could enjoy James Bond's latest adventure alongside their very own special cocktail party.
One of the most glamorous events came from marketin... read more
Christmas parties can often be a bit rubbish. Not at The Electric. This Christmas season, we're offering the chance to hire either one of our screens for the kind of Christmas party that won't be forgotten in a hurry.
Not every hen party has to involve pink rabbit ears and a head-pounding hangover in the morning - our upstairs screen was recently hired out by head bridesmaid Charlotte to arrange a very refined hen party for her good friend Pamela.
Pamela and her guests were treated to cream tea in the upstairs foyer - freshly... read more
Summer time means wedding season, and that's no different here at The Electric, as we host a number of unique wedding ceremonies over the next couple of months, each specifically tailored to the interests and favourite movies of the happy couple.
To say that most of the people who get married here at The Electric are cooler than your average wedding type is somewhat of an understatement, and further proof is provided with the hitching of Anthony Bailey and Holli Latham in October.
They commissioned American artist Mark Welser to do them a unique wedding ... read more
If you're looking for somewhere unique to celebrate your birthday, why not hire out one of our screens here at The Electric? We've had all kinds of birthday events at The Electric - parties for kids, 30th birthdays and even a special Ghostbusters party for Katy Perry.
We can screen your favourite movie and cater... read more
Not only do we host weddings here at The Electric, but we're also a great place to propose to your intended partner. That's exactly what Andrew Parkes did on Friday 20th January, when he hired out screen 2 for a special afternoon that culminated in a proposal to his girlfriend Laura.
First the pair arrived and s... read more
Did you know you can hire out our screens for birthday parties? Katy Perry does, which is why she was here celebrating her 27th birthday by watching Ghostbusters in Screen 2! She was thoroughly lovely, and even gave staff some guest list passes for her concert at the NIA.
We were contacted a day before the even... read more
The Electric was very proud to hold our very first civil partnership ceremony on Saturday 3rd September, as lovebirds Adam and Richard tied the knot in front of a large crowd in Screen 1.
For the event, the pair had mocked up movie posters and made their very own fake movie trailer, which told the story of their... read more
The Electric Cinema's new-found status as a registered wedding venue has been a massive success these past few months, with couples coming from all over to tie the knot in Screen 1.
The latest couple to stage their happy day at The Electric were Katy and Ben, who got married on Saturday 7th May, adding their own... read more
Birmingham bluegrass outfit The Toy Hearts recently hired The Electric Cinema to shoot their latest music video. The shoot took place on March 29th, the band using screen one plus our foyer and bar for the backdrop to the video.
Made up primarily of sisters Sophie and Hannah Johnson and father Stewart Johnson, T... read more
People come from far and wide to visit The Electric, and on Friday April 1st we organised a very special private hire for a couple from Blackpool, who had our upstairs digital screen to themselves for the afternoon.
Chris Gregson and his wife were actually ticking off each cinema on The Guardian's recent 10 Of ... read more
Last year saw a major new chapter begin in The Electric Cinema's history when we were officially registered as a wedding venue.
Since then, we've had a number of people book in their weddings and civil ceremonies (including Electric owner Tom Lawes), and on Sunday 27th February it was the turn of Jasbir and Kira... read more
On Thursday February 3rd, The Electric played host to a special event that gave an insight into the brand new Library of Birmingham. Local dignitaries gathered to be given a special walkthrough of the new library's design, delivered via a CGI presentation.
Present at the event were Birmingham City Council leade... read more
One of the biggest hits of the new TV season over in the US was Boardwalk Empire, the latest star-studded drama from HBO, and on Tuesday January 18th 2011, The Electric played host to a special preview of the show.
Open exclusively to Sky customers to promote their new channel Sky Atlantic - the new home of HBO,... read more
The unique art deco design of The Electric Cinema makes it the ideal location for photographers looking for somewhere with a little 1920s chic.
Local photographer Yvette Bessels thought the same thing, resulting in a special burlesque photo shoot which took place a few weeks back. Her model for the shoot was Bil... read more